Russian President Vladimir Putin on US President Joe Biden, escalating a war of words between the two world leaders. A scathing conversation intervened between both the leaders regarding Navalny. Biden made the comment in an ABC News interview broadcast on Wednesday raged the Russian chiefs. Subsequently, after which Russia revealed its approach to its ambassador to the US for urgent consultations over the ties. It is reported that certain ill-considered statements from the high official of the senate have risked the ties between the two powers.
Russian legislators urge ‘tough’ response
Biden’s remarks were quite scarring and have shown his disinterest in fixing ties with Moscow.” Deputy chairman of the Russian parliament’s upper house, Konstantin Kosachyov said,” Biden’s remarks would inflame already bad ties, and ended any hope in Moscow of a change in US policy. “
The US tightens sanctions over Navalny
On Wednesday, the US Commerce Department tightened sanctions on some exports to Russia as punishment for Navalny’s alleged poisoning in August of last year. It is reported the US Commerce department would toughen sanctions on export to Russia.
TPT Policy Advocacy & Recommendations
- Washington should avoid unilateral concessions to Russia without a prior agreement that respects Ukraine’s sovereignty. It should reinforce the centrality to US national security interests of the transatlantic relationship, as Russia is a strategic problem once again. Steps to resolve and maintain stable post-Cold War ties must be initiated.
- In addition to the robust trade relations between the two, Russia portrays a strong bond with China to overcome the pandemic downfalls. The Senate should render its relations with the nuclear nation else the illegitimate diplomacies of China will bully the world.